Dr David Worthington - evening lecture in Edinburgh Central Library

Celebrating Polish-Scottish historical connections, there will be an evening lecture by Dr David Worthington in Edinburgh Central Library on 23 January.

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Robert Wojciech Portius, wine importer.

In a special event in Edinburgh next week the Centre for History’s Dr David Worthington will be speaking on the historical Scottish community in Poland and the activities of Robert Porteous/Portius who imported Hungarian Tokaji wine to Poland four centuries ago. The evening will also showcase a small exhibition about the Scottish-born businessman.

To find out more and book your place go to http://bit.ly/Portius

The evening has been organised by the Scottish Polish Cultural Association with funding from the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Edinburgh, in association with the University of the Highlands and Islands, Krosno State College, and the Jagiellonian University, Kraków.